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9th Timucuan Science & History Symposium
Friday, January 28, 2022
The Ribault Club, Fort George Island, Jacksonville, Fla.

“Connect with and create the next generation of park scientists, historians and researchers.”


National Park Service invites submissions for paper and poster presentations from scholars and students. Proposals may cover all fields and approaches of natural, cultural, historical and other scientific scholarship related to the Timucuan Preserve. Learn more by visiting Timucuan Preserve’s symposium webpage.

Cultural and natural resources have a shared history of over 6,000 years within Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. The interaction between nature and humans is evident…from the spoil islands to the altered wetlands, from the shell middens of the Theodore Roosevelt Area to the tabby structures of Kingsley Plantation and from the boat docks of neighboring subdivisions to the introduction of exotic animals and plants. Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve is a place where natural and cultural resources connect.

The Science and History Symposium is a place to:

  • Connect natural and cultural researchers, community residents, and National Park Service personnel at Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve
  • Identify partners for conducting research within the Preserve
  • Share success stories of researchers who have contributed to the management and interpretation of the Preserve’s resources
  • Communicate about the resources, research opportunities, and protocols of the Preserve.

Location: Ribault Club, 11241 Fort George Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32226

For inquiries, please email symposium @

Many thanks to supporters of the 2020 Timucuan Symposium whose sponsorship provided research grants for students and helped underwrite the event:
  • University of North Florida
  • Jacksonville University
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville
  • Friends of Talbot Islands State Parks
Thank you to everyone who attended the symposium: national and state park personnel, city personnel, educators, scientists, students and citizens who joined together in scientific fellowship to expand their knowledge of the natural and historical resources of the Timucuan Preserve.